The City of San Luis Obispo announced late last night that one officer had been killed and another was hospitalized in a shooting yesterday.
Agencies from the Central Coast and beyond took to social media to offer condolences and well-wishes to the San Luis Obispo Police Department, the fallen officer's family, and the injured officer, who officials say is in stable condition.
Wednesday in #SantaMaria is Peace Officers' Memorial Day. Proclamation at https://t.co/HVgiEvlDUM. During #NationalPoliceWeek, we remember and honor the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers, including the @SLOCityPolice Officer killed in the line of duty on Monday. pic.twitter.com/JMaSOxqDxw
— cityofsantamariaPIO (@City_SantaMaria) May 11, 2021
Our hearts are heavy! Please join us along with the friends, family and coworkers of the fallen and injured officers by keeping them in your thoughts and prayers.https://t.co/52nyYJJsss
— Pismo Beach Police Department (@PismoPolice) May 11, 2021
— Five Cities Fire (@5CitiesFirePIO) May 11, 2021
We will always stand with our brothers and sisters in blue. Prayers to the officer’s family and the San Luis Obispo Police Department during this extremely difficult time. pic.twitter.com/Qj6KwV7Qk7
— Templeton Fire & Emergency Services (@templetonfd) May 11, 2021
This has been utterly heartbreaking. Our department and entire professions hearts and prayers to the fallen officer, his family and the SLOPD. We honor you and will never forget your sacrifice while protecting your community. https://t.co/pAThj79p4U
— George Hughes (@calpolychief) May 11, 2021
— OC Sheriff, CA (@OCSheriff) May 11, 2021
— rocklinpolice (@RocklinPolice) May 11, 2021
All of us at BCSO are sad to learn of the death of a San Luis Obispo Police Department officer who was killed in the line of duty yesterday, and a second officer was injured. We send our condolences to the family and friends of the fallen officer and to the entire department. https://t.co/s7j38kgCGB
— Butte County Sheriff (@ButteSheriff) May 11, 2021